Category Archives: Youth

Disability Summertime

We jump into summer by talking with people who are making seasonal activities accessible to those with disabilities. Rachael A Zubal-Ruggieri has a passion for comic books and helped start the “Cripping the Comic Con” at Syracuse University. This bi-annual … Continue reading

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Youth and Disability with Jamie Caron

Friday, May 4, 2:30 pm PDT, KPFA In the wake of the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida., youth activists have taken center stage as never before.   Disability activists made history with last summer’s ADAPT protests of the Medi-Care cuts … Continue reading

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Ethan Explains Type 1 Diabetes

Listen (28 min) Six year old Ethan Borochoff is interested in many things and most of them are NOT Type 1 Diabetes.  Yet, like most kids with severe disabilities, he knows way more than the average bear about the disease … Continue reading

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